Articles about Philippine Car Sales

I wish we loved hatchbacks more
Call us odd, but we look at automotive sales figures the way Operators look at the Matrix. To most eyes, they're just random numbers and letters, but to us, they show a fascinating pattern. When we got the per-model breakdown
With 19% sales increase from January to September over the same period in 2018
Suzuki Philippines (SPH) continues to maintain a strong sales performance in 2019, registering positive growth in the third quarter as it had done in the previous quarter of the year. For the period of January to September, the company has posted a
How is your car brand doing this year?
The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) numbers for the first half of 2019 are in...and it's a mixed bag.Industry sales are up by 1.46% compared to the same period in 2018, but a few segments
March was a huge month
Nissan Philippines continues its rise up the local automotive industry's totem pole.The Japanese car manufacturer has announced that it has closed the last fiscal year with an impressive 58.5% growth in March 2019. Nissan, now third sales-wise among
According to CAMPI and TMA
With the increase in vehicle excise tax looming over everyone's heads, customers are rushing to dealerships nationwide to get in while the going is good. The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) have
Probably fueled by excise tax fears
If local carmakers are apprehensive about the possible excise tax increase, they must get a little comfort in the fact that they're raking it in now.According to the combined reports of the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) and
See how many cars it sold per model
In 2015, Toyota Motor Philippines was basically NBA phenom Stephen Curry. It aims, it shoots, it scores. The Japanese carmaker sold 124,426 units last year, growing 17.8% from its 2014 sales performance. That's almost 341 cars and SUVs a
Mitsubishi SUV opens 2016 strongly
To say that the reputation of the Mitsubishi Montero Sport suffered from the latest wave of SUA allegations against it, is obviously an understatement. SUA, of course, stands for "sudden unintended acceleration," that supposed phenomenon in which the vehicle surges forward on
Dealers are ready for the challenge
Last year, Toyota Motor Philippines sold a total of 124,426 units (excluding Lexus sales), representing a robust 17.8% increase from the company's 2014 performance. If you think the Japanese carmaker is taking it easy in 2016 under the leadership
An impressive year for the industry
We want to start with an explanation. You should be reading this sales report more than a year ago, and much more frequently. Well, somewhere along the line, it became more difficult procuring the numbers needed to compile a monthly report.As
New-car purchases in PH to keep soaring
One of the most obvious things people blame for the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila is the steady (and significant) increase in automotive sales in the country. Back in August, we wrote about the forecast of Nissan Philippines president Antonio Zara
How many cars are sold in PH each day?
You already know that we have a new 10-minute motoring talk show on this website called Straight Torque (an audio-only version of which, by the way, is also broadcast on week ago, we released the very first
With growth happening outside NCR
Observers say that a big part of the worsening traffic problem in Metro Manila is the fact that the automotive business is booming but road development isn't. In other words, more and more cars are coming in but the pavement they
That's a lot of wheels
For a modestly sized automotive market like the Philippines--in which in excess of 200,000 sold units a year these days is good news for the entire industry--selling more than a million cars from the same brand is no less
Here are the figures on a per-model basis
Earlier this month, at a thanksgiving lunch for the media, Toyota Motor Philippines confirmed that it was on track to exceed more than 100,000 sold units in the country for the first time ever. Company president Michinobu Sugata, however, did not
Read what he thinks about it
When Nissan Philippines Inc. launched the Sylphy and Altima sedans yesterday, the newly established distributor had a very important guest in the person of Nissan Motor Company vice chairman Toshiyuki Shiga, who took the time to sit down with a small group
There\'s no stopping him, apparently
At his company\'s annual media thanksgiving party a few days ago, Toyota Motor Philippines president Michinobu Sugata asked: \"What else can we do?\" Yes, that is an apt question from someone who has led his firm to its 12th consecutive Triple
Passenger-car sales improve by 50%
Members of the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) continue to have a strong selling year with the August sales figures officially out. According to a statement provided by the group, its members have collectively sold 19,875 units so far
Check out the numbers
The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI)--together with the Truck Manufacturers Association--has released the official sales figures of its members for August 2012.Market leader Toyota sold slightly less in August (4,725 units) compared to the same
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